The 2009 Executive Budget Document
Department of General ServicesMission Statement
The Department of General Services (DGS) is a service agency supporting the mission of governments by delivering quality, cost-effective, timely, safe and secure laboratory, engineering and architecture, procurement, real estate, vehicle management, and graphic design services, while also serving businesses and citizens.Operating Budget History
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Positions|
|2005 Appropriation||$ 18,708,604||$ 19,489,319||651.00|
|2006 Appropriation||$ 18,854,467||$ 19,657,533||642.00|
|2007 Appropriation||$ 23,435,893||$ 21,836,764||655.00|
|2008 Appropriation||$ 23,206,698||$ 35,906,637||655.00|
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Positions|
|2009 Base Budget||$ 24,002,920||$ 38,706,889||672.50|
|2009 Addenda||$ (767,072)||$ 615,572||(10.00)|
|2009 Total||$ 23,235,848||$ 39,322,461||662.50|
|2010 Base Budget||$ 24,100,891||$ 38,706,889||674.50|
|2010 Addenda||$ (2,036,480)||$ 615,572||(10.00)|
|2010 Total||$ 22,064,411||$ 39,322,461||664.50|
Recommended Operating Budget Addenda
Transfer positions to Virginia Enterprise Applications ProgramTransfers responsibilities for the oversight of the Virginia Election, Registration, and Information System (VERIS) to the Virginia Enterprise Applications Program. For 2009, a reduction of nine positions.
Update internal service fund costsUpdates the agency's estimated costs for Real Estate Services, Procurement Services, Statewide Building Management, and Fleet Management internal service funds.
Reflect Governor’s October reductions in agency budgetsReflects the reductions approved by Governor Kaine in October 2008 for 2009 and the corresponding continuation of savings in 2010. See Part D of this document for reduction details. For 2009, a decrease of $744,572 (GF), an increase of $615,572 (NGF), and a reduction of one position. For 2010, a decrease of $1.3 million (GF) and an increase of $615,572 (NGF).
Implement targeted reductionsImplements targeted reductions for 2009 and 2010 included in Governor Kaine's 2008-2010 Budget Reduction Plan. Reduction details can be found in Part D of this document. For 2009, a decrease of $22,500 (GF). For 2010, a decrease of $755,458 (GF).
Revise language dealing with fleet management servicesAllows the agency to provide fleet management services to local public entities on a fee-for-service basis.
Capital Totals for the Biennium
|$ 0||$ 0||$ 15,825,000|
Recommended Capital Budget Addenda
Construct employee parking deckConstructs a 1,000 vehicle employee parking deck on land contiguous to Main Street Centre, Richmond. The new parking structure will provide the needed parking capacity for state employees housed in the Main Street Centre and other state-owned and occupied buildings in the vicinity. For the biennium, $15.8 million (NGF).
Budget Reduction Strategies
October Reduction Strategies
Fund Virginia Partners in Procurement Program with nongeneral fund
Use nongeneral fund to cover cost of procurement administration and oversight.
FY 2009 FY 2010 General Fund Savings $ (582,572) $ (582,572) NGF Appropriation $ 582,572 $ 582,572
Improve efficiencies in director's office
The director's office will reduce expenses for supplies, travel, the communication office, and other administrative costs.
FY 2009 FY 2010 General Fund Savings $ (60,000) $ (586,450)
Improve efficiencies in Information Systems Services business unit
The Information Systems Services business unit will improve operational efficiencies and use nongeneral fund from those units supported.
FY 2009 FY 2010 General Fund Savings $ (83,000) $ (83,000) NGF Appropriation $ 33,000 $ 33,000
Reduce staff in director's office
The director's office will reduce its staff by one training manager position.
FY 2009 FY 2010 General Fund Savings $ (19,000) $ (29,000) Position Changes (1.00) (1.00) Layoffs 1 0
Transfer one-time nongeneral fund cash balances
This one-time action contributes nongeneral fund balances to the general fund.
FY 2009 FY 2010 Revenue / Transfers $ 2,006,983 $ 0
December Reduction Strategies
Capture Office Depot refund
Captures the nonfederal portion of a refund from Office Depot for overpayments made.
FY 2009 FY 2010 Revenue / Transfers $ 1,200,000 $ 0
Capture Office of Fleet Management savings
Captures the general fund portion of savings created when the Department of General Services’ Office of Fleet Management Services implemented a new billing model.
FY 2009 FY 2010 Revenue / Transfers $ 0 $ 149,051
Charge fee for tuberculosis testing
Institutes, beginning April 1, 2009, a service fee for tuberculosis tests performed by the Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services for private sector entities.
FY 2009 FY 2010 General Fund Savings $ (22,500) $ (90,000)
Eliminate equipment replacement
Eliminates the purchase of laboratory equipment by the Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services. The reduction in funding for equipment will not adversely impact the division’s ability to provide laboratory testing.
FY 2009 FY 2010 General Fund Savings $ 0 $ (595,607)
Remove additional funding for pay practices
Removes the half-percent pay practices funding granted to Executive branch agencies in the 2006-08 biennium.
FY 2009 FY 2010 General Fund Savings $ 0 $ (69,851)